Walking and Hiking

Angus has miles of unspoiled landscapes stretching as far as the eye can see. Explore Angus on foot from the beautiful coast and charming towns and villages to the freedom of the hills and glens.

A number of networks of linked, signposted routes have been created to improve access to the countryside around towns. Where possible routes are accessible to cyclists and horseriders as well as to walkers. Some of the routes are suitable for disabled users and families with pushchairs. View the Angus Path Networks.

Please ensure that you are aware of the Counrtyside Code and enjoy Angus safely.

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Loch Esk
A small corrie loch in the Grampians, Loch Esk lies near the summit of Broad Cairn.
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Kinpurney Hill
A summit on the north side of the Sidlaw Hills, Angus.
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Sidlaw Hills
A range of hills in Perth and Kinross and Angus Council areas.
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Corrie Fee Nature Reserve
Corrie Fee National Nature Reserve is a dramatic ampitheatre cut from the earth by a glacier.
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Craigowl Hill
A summit towards the eastern end of the Sidlaw Hills in Angus.
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Driesh
A mountain in the Mounth plateau above Glen Doll in Angus.
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The Caterthuns
Two spectacularly large hill forts.
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Creag Leacach
Located in the south-west corner of the Mounth plateau in Angus.
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Broad Cairn
Located south-west of Loch Muick and on the border of Aberdeenshire and Angus.
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Murton Farm
A tearoom and nature reserve just east of Forfar.
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Rocks of Solitude
A beauty spot at the River North Esk.
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Montrose Basin
A virtually enclosed tidal basin comprising the estuary of the South Esk River.
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Cat Law
A hill within the Braes of Angus.
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Cairn of Claise
Located north-east of the Cairnwell pass, on the border of Aberdeenshire and Angus.
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Glen Doll Ranger Centre
Visitor Information Centre with wildlife, botanical and landscape interpretation.
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Cairn Bannoch
A mountain to the west of Loch Muick on the border between Angus and Aberdeenshire.
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Loch Lee
A reservoir in the southern Grampians of Angus, Loch Lee lies at the head of Glen Esk.
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Mayar
The most southerly hill of the Mounth plateau in Angus.
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Glas Maol
Located in the south-west corner of the Mounth plateau in Angus.
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Auchterhouse Hill
A hill of the Sidlaw Hills in southern Angus
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Mount Blair
A mountain located on the border of Angus and Perth and Kinross Council areas.
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Mount Keen
A cone-shaped summit in the East Grampians.
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Balkello Hill and Community Woodland
Balkello Hill lies about five miles north of Dundee.
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Highland Adventure Centre
The Highland Adventure Centre offers group accommodation and/or group activities for youths and adults.
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Dunnichen Hill
A hill of Central Angus.
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Seaton Cliffs
A nature reserve with spectacular cliffs, sea stacks and caves.
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Rescobie Loch
A loch in the valley of Strathmore, Angus, Rescobie Loch lies to the east of Forfar in a parish of the same name.
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Crombie Country Park
Enjoy a walk around the woodland trail, take a look at the bird hides and enjoy geocaching and angling.
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Forfar Loch Country Park
Enjoy the play park, skate park and a circular walk around the Forfar Loch.
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Valley Of Strathmore
Strathmore (the Great Glen) forms a wide valley between the southern Grampians and the Sidlaw Hills.